Discover all the treasures of the city of Menia when you take our fantastic 2-day tour from Cairo, you will become an expert in the fascinating Egyptian history.
Menia 2 Day Tour
Day 1: El Cairo – Menia
We will leave Cairo behind and head to Menia, also known as Al Minya, located about 150 miles south of the Egyptian capital. Once we arrive at the hotel in Menia, we will leave our luggage and then set off for Tuna el-Gebel, the magnificent necropolis which houses the tomb of Petosiris. We will explore the site, situated in a picturesque desert area on the banks of the Nile. Our guide, an expert in Egyptian history will tell you all the secrets and history of this necropolis.
Later, we return to the hotel in Menia to enjoy a full dinner and rest and recharge, ready for the next day.
Day 2: Menia – El Cairo
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will head to the necropolis of Beni Hassan. Here we will discover the 39 wonderful tombs excavated in the rock which were built during the Middle Kingdom era of Ancient Egypt for the princes and high officials of the dynasty that lived in this part of Egypt. During the visit, we will hear all about the history of Beni Hassan from our guide.
We will continue our excursion by visiting the archeological site at Amarna, which was the location for the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetatón. Finally, at the end, we will return to Cairo.
The excursion includes one night's half-board accommodation (including dinner and breakfast) at the Grand Aton Hotel Alminaya. If there is no availability, the night will be spent in another hotel of equal or higher category.
From 20th December to 2nd January (Christmas), and the 1st to 10th April (Easter), refunds will not be available in the event of cancellation.
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Tour in English
Per personUS$ 263.50
* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
1 night accommodation in Menia.
Food and drink.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Cairo local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).